Consider the following statements:
1. Both Erode and Ichalkaranji are flourishing centres for Powerloom sector
2. Both Narsapur and Mirzapur are flourishing centres for Handicraft sector
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Location of Mega Clusters in Textile sector
Handloom Sector (6 Mega Clusters)
1. Varanasi (U.P).
2. Sivsagar (Assam).
3. Murshidabad (W.B.).
4. Virudhunagar (T.N)).
5. Guntur &PrakashamDistt. (A.P).
6. Godda& Neighboring Distt. (Jharkhand)
Handicraft Sector ( 5 Mega Clusters)
7. Moradabad (U.P.)
8. Narasapur (A.P.).
9. Bhdohi-Mirzapur (U.P.).
10. Srinagar (J&K).
11. Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Powerloom Sector (4 Mega Clusters)
12. Bhiwandi (Maharastra).
13. Erode (Tamil Nadu).
14. Bhilwara (Rajasthan).
15. Ichalkaranji (Maharashtra)

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